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Pojoaque governor cited for loaded gun in briefcase at Sunport

Pojoaque Governor Joseph Talachy Pojoaque Governor Joseph Talachy | 

KOB.com Web Staff
April 13, 2018 01:44 PM

POJOAQUE, N.M. - The governor of Pojoaque will face a judge next week for what TSA agents found in his briefcase at the Sunport.

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According to our partners at the Santa Fe New Mexican, Gov. Joseph Talachy was stopped and cited for carrying a loaded .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun in his briefcase on Feb. 1.

In an interview with the New Mexican, he apologized profusely saying that he had forgotten the firearm was in the bag.  He told the paper his mind had been preoccupied following the recent death of his younger brother.

According to the police report, officers state that Talachy seemed surprised that the gun was in the bag but apologized that he forgot he had it with him.

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